Barque 'RAYMOND' Gravesend to Nelson, NZ 1844
The 498 ton barque RAYMOND sailed from London 30 March 1844, from the Thames 27 April 1844 & departed from Gravesend 3 May 1844 bound for New Zealand. It arrived in New Plymouth 30 August and in Wellington on 5 Sep 1844. It was to go on to Nelson.
The master was Hugh McKay and the surgeon was Mr Godfrey
Daily Southern Cross, 14 September 1844
The Raymond, Mackay, from London, arrived in New Plymouth on the 30 August, dates to 3rd May, brought out the Twelfth Report of the New Zealand Company with an Appendix, in all containing about 1300 ocavo pages. Truly a vivid and impressive history of misgovernment and its consequences; proceeded to Wellington same day; crew in a state of mutiny; brought out a Mr Dempster, from Aberdeen, to report upon New Edinburgh; vessel proceeds from Wellington to Auckland; will only be a few days in Wellington
The passenger list is missing and also any information on its arrival in Nelson
Can you help please?